Ninth Central European Life Science Investment Conference
Hotel Stary, Krakow, 16-18 October 2019

This year’s top level theme:
“Do Darwinian principals apply to the biotech industry?”

16 October 2019 
18.00 Registration open
18.00 Pre-conference Drinks Reception at the Hotel Stary

17 October 2019

8.15 Registration Open
9.00 Wellcome
9.15 Session: 2018 Success stories and motivational talks
11:20 Coffee & Networking
12:00 Technology Transfer
  Talk: Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare
Arkadiusz Sitek, IBM Watson Health, Poland
12.00 Panel: Compare and contrast western and CE technology transfer: comments from the
12.45 - 14.00 Networking lunch
14.00 Session: Financing
14.00 Panel: The funding gap: “kiss of death or natural selection?”
14.45 Panel: Listing: a fund raising or exit event – compare and contrast western and CE markets”
15.30 - 16.15 TEA & Networking
16.15 - 17.30 Session: Management Issues
16.15 Talk on Change Management
16.45 Panel: Will the polish biotech and associated investment industry succeed without
experienced management?
17.30 Conference close for the day
19:30 Networking drinks, Wine Tasting, Conference Dinner & Live Music: Restaurant Pod Roza
Wine provided by Fantastic View Vineyard (Poland)

25 October 2018

9.30 Session: Company Presentations
9.30 Company presentations:
11.00 Coffee & Networking
12.00 Preparing for the Future

Talk: Low capital intensity biotech: a better way forward for the region?


Brainstorm panel “preparing for the future”
Panelists: Five participants chosen from conference attendees over dinner who have something bold they would like to raise!
Themes taken from earlier panels and talks.


Summing up and Conference Close
Roland Kozlowski